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14185 Van Ness (1998 WK32)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2014185
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459200.5 (2020-Dec-17.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 35 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1948276578786369 4.8785e-08  
a 2.565898216173311 1.3266e-08 au
q 2.065990276361293 1.2517e-07 au
i 7.223251503045729 4.4528e-06 deg
node 18.4729696913662 2.8988e-05 deg
peri 326.7208997807298 3.1017e-05 deg
M 221.3622662277942 1.2884e-05 deg
tp 2459778.644653731734
(2022-Jul-18.14465373)
5.4162e-05 TDB
period 1501.265706531266
4.11
1.1642e-05
3.187e-08
d
yr
n .2397976576923177 1.8596e-09 deg/d
Q 3.06580615598533 1.585e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1952  
   data-arc span      15801 days (43.26 yr)  
   first obs. used      1977-10-20  
   last obs. used      2021-01-23  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .45384  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2021-Feb-24 02:16:34  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.06194 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.36624 au 
 T_jup = 3.395 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 13.62   n/a E2021B10  
diameter diameter 5.388 km 1.581 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2012ApJ...759L...8M)  
geometric albedo albedo 0.266   0.194 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2012ApJ...759L...8M)  

14185 Van Ness           Discovered 1998 Nov. 21 by the Lowell Observatory Near-Earth-Object Search at Anderson Mesa Station.
Michael E. Van Ness (b. 1974) has been an observer for LONEOS since 1998. He is interested in archaeoastronomy.
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Reference: 20000726/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2013-03-29

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Alternate Designations
 1998 WK32 = 1977 UW1 = 1981 WX4 = 1985 RN6 = 1999 BV18 
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